Freeze-Dried Food Pantry Size For Emergencies

Today it’s about freeze-dried food in pantry size cans. When I teach classes or I’m asked to speak to large groups, I always bring some #10 cans (7-inches tall and 6-1/4 inches in diameter), but I also bring some smaller pantry size cans. The pantry size cans I have are a bit more expensive per ounce, but in reality, Mark and I don’t need to open a large #10 can for just the two of us. I’m so glad a few readers reminded me to mention the smaller cans. I thought to myself, oh my gosh, I have got to write a post about the smaller pantry size cans. Now, I did write a post a few years ago with pictures of them in my bag of food if we had to leave our home with our 72-hour kits.

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Freeze-Dried Food-How To Use Them

Today, I want to talk about freeze-dried food and specifically several different kinds of cheese. Please note, I don’t freeze-dry my own food, I buy it commercially processed. My favorite companies for freeze-dried food are Honeyville and Thrive Life. Here’s the deal, freeze-dried food is more expensive to purchase in #10 cans compared to dehydrated food. But please keep in mind that it has a longer shelf-life and you can eat freeze-dried food right out of the can. Another bonus, it takes less water to hydrate it and uses less fuel to cook it.

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22 Recipes Using Rice From Your Pantry

Today I have 22 recipes using rice from your pantry. I think with the price of groceries these days we all need to add rice to our pantry and food storage stash. I’m sure several of you have lots of rice, I know I do. My favorite rice is sticky rice. I have yet to conquer how to use chopsticks, but my grandkids love using them. Here’s the deal, we can cook rice on the stove with water and stand close so it doesn’t boil over. We can use a rice cooker, a pressure cooker or an Instant Pot to cook rice without having to watch it, so to speak. I love it when I can set and forget meals, using rice included.

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What You Need In Your Pantry To Save Your Life

I need your help today because we must get people to place food storage in their pantry to save their families’ lives. There is no way to dodge this topic, my friends. I thank you from the bottom of my heart if you are trying your best to help people understand the need to be prepared for the unexpected. My readers will see your comments and see the need to start with one can at a time. Or maybe one gallon of water at a time. I personally had to turn off the TV today, I could no longer look at the violence that’s going on in so many areas of the world and seeing the families who have lost their homes because of the hurricanes.

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